The Virgin appeared to be eight times between March 14 and April 15, 1950, the twelve year old Pina Mallia. The apparition appeared dressed in white with a sparkling tiara on her head, as the "Madonna of the eternal relief." In questo periodo si sarebbero manifestati anche alcuni fenomeni luminosi e diversi prodigi solari. In this period would produce some solar phenomena of light and several miracles. Both the bishop of Caltanissetta, Bishop Jacono, as well as the Congregation of the Holy Office, after the study of documents and examination of witnesses, concluded that it was not supernatural events.